History – Essay 3


For the essay, you will write a research-based response of at least 250 words that focuses on the specific prompt for that essay. The essay must include at least 1 scholarly reference in addition to the course textbooks and the Bible and must be in current Turabian format. You must also use pertinent examples from both before and after the 19th century to support your response.
Many historians believe the US War in Vietnam actually represented several types of warfare being fought simultaneously: a conventional war, an unconventional guerilla war, a civil war, and ultimately a type of post-colonial and nationalistic struggle for independence. To what extent do you think America successfully recognized the nature of the conflict it confronted, and do you believe America employed the appropriate strategy for this type of war soon enough to ensure victory?